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Harold L D. Patient Expert

Fredericton, Maine
I am the father of two boys one of whom is 12 diagnosed with Autistic Disorder and assessed with profound developmental delays.
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19 Year Old Non Verbal Autistic Man Evicted From Miramichi Special Care Home Because He Is An Adult by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Huge gaps remain n New Brunswick's adult autism residential care and treatment system. An autism specific residential care and treatment centre and autism specific g ... Read on »
Larry's Gulch Inclusive Education Review June 21, 22, 2012 by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Meeting of Senior Department of Education Officials With Gordon Porter And Other Advocates of Extreme Everyone In the Mainstream Classroom Inclusion June 20, 21, 2012 I ... Read on »
#GxE Autism Paradigm Still #MSSNG From Autism Disorders Research, Understanding by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Several years ago it appeared that a new paradigm for understanding autism disorders was emerging, one which would allow greater understanding of the cause, or causes, ... Read on »
Dear Caregivers: DO NOT Leave a Person with Autism, Epilepsy and Intellectual Disability Alone in... by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Many news reports can have an impact on you for a variety of reasons.  It is especially true with reports of  young people dying at an early age, particularly when those you ... Read on »
Our Happy Conor is Back! And Dad Is Happy Too! by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The top photo above was taken a year and a half ago,  shortly after Conor recoved from a very serious adverse reaction to his seizure med at the time, Lamtro ... Read on »
Autism Jabberwocky, Excellent Autism Blogger, Signs Off by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum There are lots of autism blogs on the internet.   One of the best autism blogs, possibly the very best,  has been the Autism Jabberwocky blog which features the though ... Read on »
Manitoba Autism Crisis Demonstrates Need For A REAL Canadian National Autism Strategy by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Canada, despite a private members motion championed by the late Fredericton MP Andy Scott and Nova Scotia MP Peter Stoffer which called for one, does not have a RE ... Read on »
Is 2015 The Year New Brunswick Finally Addresses Serious NB Adult Autism Residential Care and... by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum During the  2010 New Brunswick election  Dr. McDonnell, as noted above, was interviewed by CBC on the subject of adult autism care. The interview and analysis posted o ... Read on »
Autism Society Canada Misrepresents Autism On Its Web Site Makeover By Hiding The Many with Autism... by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The Autism Society Canada web site was down briefly and I had hoped, notwithstanding past experience, that once it was back up the ASC would have started presenting an acc ... Read on »
"Professor" John Elder Robison's Limited Understanding of Autism and Autism Research by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum John Elder Robison is a former "free ranging "Aspie", a successful businessman, writer and now apparently a professor as indicated in the MIT Technology Review article ... Read on »
SUDEP The Global Conversation Combating The Myth That Seizures Do Not Kill by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Many with autism disorders also suffer from epileptic seizures and should be aware of the risk of SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy.  The following is a News ... Read on »
So Called Autism Brain Study Excluded 50% of the Autism Spectrum, Those With Intellectual... by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The picture above, credit (or discredit) to Carnegie Mellon University,  is from a Science Daily review article   Brain representations of social thoughts accurate ... Read on »
Dear Elected Representatives: New Brunswick Needs Adult Autism Residential Care and Treatment by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Dear Hon. Premier Gallant, Deputy Premier Horsman,Speaker Collins,  Ministers, Party Leaders and Government Advisers: Re New Brunswick's Lack of Adult Autism Ca ... Read on »
Joy of Conor 2014 by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I will not pretend, I will never pretend, that autism is just a different way of thinking.  Heather and I love our son too much to lie to the world about the nature of his a ... Read on »
DSM5 ASD Criterion D: No Clinically Signifcant Impairment in Current Functioning = No Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The DSM5 is certainly open to criticism; particularly in its combining of the pervasive developmental disorders into one Autism Spectrum Disorder ignoring the very l ... Read on »
The Seinfeld-Descartes Autism Diagnostic Tool: "I think I am Autistic therefore I am Autistic" by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The Seinfeld-Descartes Autism Diagnostic Tool: I Think I Am Autistic Therefore I Am Autistic Many, especially many with very, very high functioning autism diagnoses h ... Read on »
My Son With Autism Disorder And Jerry Seinfeld Have Nothing In Common; Not Even An Autism Disorder... by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum (Grainy) Composite Photo 0f Jerry Seinfeld by Harold L Doherty, Moncton Coliseum,  February 2012, 2 Years Before His Revelation That He "Might" Be "On "The Autism Spec ... Read on »